If you have a local event coming up, email the details to You can also fax it to 360-423-1554 or mail/bring it to 1130 14th Avenue, Longview WA 98632. Contact information is required. Emailed text is our preferred format. At least two weeks notice is highly recommended. We reserve the right to include events as space and time allow.


Kelso School District Summer Meals Program: Click Here for details

Until Further Notice:R Square D Square Dance Club meets monthly at Kelso Senior Center, 106 NW 8th Avenue in Kelso. For more information, including dance days and times, go to

Until Further Notice:Help Warehouse, a program of Lower Columbia CAP, is asking for donations of paper bags. CAP uses 600 bags each month for its USDA Commodities program, a federally funded food supplement program for low-income families and seniors. The commodities are bagged and delivered to 14 distribution sites in Cowlitz and Wahkiakum counties on the third Tuesday of each month. Paper bags can be dropped off at the CAP building, 1526 Commerce Avenue in Longview, Monday through Friday from 8:30 AM to 4:30 PM. For more information, call CAP at 360-425-3430 extension 252 or visit


Until Further Notice:Additional event information from the City of Longview can be found at


Use your Longview Library card to check out tickets to see local theater productions for free.  Tickets will be available  for upcoming programs by Stageworks Northwest and the Columbia Theatre.  Tickets are first come first served!!




The Volunteer Group at the Kelso Train Depot is welcoming aboard new volunteers willing to help staff the depot during business hours.

There are three four-hour shifts at the train depot every day of the week.

Anyone 21 years of age and older are welcome to volunteer.

Applications for depot volunteering are available for pick-up at the train depot.

If you have any questions, please contact Ron Baker,Train Depot Volunteer Training Coordinator at 423-6015.














Back for the second season, Cars & Coffee returns on the first Saturday of each month from 7-9a.  Open to all with a passion for cars, trucks, and motorcycles. Come and join in on the fun @ the Panera Bread parking lot just off Allen Street and I-5 in Kelso.












“May Flowers”  Longview Senior Recreation Center presents ‘Alvin Jones & Crystal Pool’

Wednesday May 15th 6-10p @ Longview Moose, 921 Washington Way in Longview

Tickets $10 in advance, purchased @ Longview Senior Center or $15 at door.

All proceeds go to the Senior Center .

For more information call Lois or Jana @ (360) 636-0210.


The YMCA is having a Kids Night Out Overnighter on Saturday May 18th.

It’s a bowl and swim event that also includes games, movies, snacks with breakfast in the morning. Drop off from 6:30-7p Saturday night with pick up Sunday morning at 9am.

Open to all ages 6 to 13. Sign up today. For more info call the YMCA @ 360-423-4770.



Friends of the Library at Kalama (F.O.L.K.) will hold a book sale May 24 and 25in the City
Council chamber at the Kalama Public Library, 312 North 1st Street, Kalama, WA.  Participants bring the craft or needlework of their choice and enjoy sharing techniques and tips.  For more information, contact the Kalama Public Library at 360-673-4568.




















Columbian Artists Association presents it’s 43rd Annual Spring Art Show May 10th thru 23rd @ Forsberg Art Gallery in the Rose Center for the Arts on the LCC Campus.1600 Maple Street in Longview.

Gallery hours will be Monday thru Thursday 10a-4p with Robert Stowe–The Featured Artist.

Artist’s Reception will be Friday May 10th from 4p-6p

For more information visit



Al-Anon Public Service Announcement

If you are concerned about someone else’s drinking, Al-Anon Family Groups can help you do something about it.

Give yourself the gift of Al-Anon, it is free and confidential.

Today, many Al-Anon members, regardless of age or relationship to the alcoholic, are finding serenity despite a friend or family member with an active drinking problem.

For information about Al-Anon meetings in this area call:

1-888-425-2666 or go to






































































































































Make a difference in the life of a family caregiver. The Alzheimer’s Association is currently recruiting volunteers  to facilitate Family Caregiver Support Groups in Longview.

Interested in learning more? Contact Linda Whiteside, Director of Community Support at 1800-848-7097 or 206-529-3875,

You can also e-mail Linda at